COMMUNITY LITTER PICK Thornhill Tidy Titans Group invite you to join them to clear litter from the Hannay Rise area between 11am-1pm on Saturday 25th August. Meet 10.45am outside Costa Coffee, Antelope Park, Bursledon Road, contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Ropewalk’s Summer Buzz on Saturday 18th August, 12-3pm. Family activity fun day of bee-themed events including face painting, crafts out of scrap, bee hotel making and free wildflower seeds and information stalls. This event is to highlight the importance of our bees since they are in serious decline. http://bit.ly/NIJe4W
Loads of free unusual events with Tudor Revels inspired by the wealth of original documents in Southampton’s archives, they want to shed light on a turbulent but largely unknown part of Southampton’s history.
Last week a double fronted empty shop in the south coast resort of Eastbourne was given a major makeover.
The project was the first by the town’s new ‘Spruce Up Squad‘, a group of volunteers who were concerned about rising numbers of empty shops and decided to take matters into their own hands.
Empty tyre shop becomes community centre - really interesting, short video about what a community can achieve.
Time Banking is an exciting way for local people to come together and help each other and themselves and a new Time Bank will be opening in Freemantle! 11th August, 11 – 2pm at Freemantle Community Centre, Randolph Street SO15 3HE http://bit.ly/MrSJpj or email Freemantletimebank@gmail.com
League of Friends of the Royal South Hants Hospital - supporting the hospital through volunteering by raising funds to provide equipment and services for staff, patients and visitors www.lofrsh.org
101 Big Local things to do, 51 and counting! Ideas from the Big Local but which could be equally valuable to community groups in general.